Category: Workplace Policies

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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58…

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Posted in Social Media Workplace Policies

Recent NLRB Advice on Employer Policies, Arbitration Agreements

On June 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel released two advice memoranda addressing common employment policies and arbitration agreements….

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Denying Lactation Accommodation Requests in California

My employee is returning from pregnancy leave and has asked to have time off and a suitable place to express milk at work. We have…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

New CalChamber Podcast Discusses “Ghosting” In The Workplace

As employers are finding it harder and harder to fill positions, a new problem that is arising is job abandonment and applicants disappearing in the…

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Posted in Harassment Hiring Workplace Policies

CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

In last week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law attorney Jennifer Shaw discuss the implications…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Game of Thrones Finale: Are Workplace Distractions Helpful or Harmful?

The long-awaited “Game of Thrones” (GOT) series finale is Sunday; on Monday, your employees may either be distracted as they compare notes of who finally…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

New CalChamber Podcast: Marijuana and the Workplace

In the newest episode of CalChamber’s podcast, The Workplace, CalChamber General Counsel and Executive Vice President Erika Frank is joined by employment law attorney Jennifer…

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Posted in Training Workplace Policies

CalChamber Podcast: What’s Your Question for the Labor Law Helpline?

California’s complex employment laws prompted 22,000 calls to the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline in 2018. On the latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast, CalChamber…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Your Employees May Be Filing Their Taxes at Work

Tax day is today! Whether you’ve had to pay or received a refund, one thing is certain – your employees have most likely been working…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Class Action Settlement Doesn’t Prevent Second Lawsuit: Employee Gets Another Bite of Apple

An employee, who was a member of a wage-and-hour class action settlement with her employer, is able to pursue a subsequent lawsuit against her employer…